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  • Time to act: Brexit transition and divorce
    Brexit transition and divorce: As the clock ticks ever closer to the end of the Brexit transition period at 11 pm on 31 December 2020, separating couples with links to another EU member states may need to act sooner rather than later. How will divorce law change? Following the UK leaving the EU, rules governing... […]
    Matthew Taylor
  • Supporting you through a divorce or separation
    You need some help and support. You’re looking for someone who will listen, be sensitive and use their expert knowledge to help you make informed decisions. Someone who makes the time to discuss matters and responds quickly with the information you need. You need to feel in safe hands and be given the strength and... […]
    Stowe Family Law
  • Stowe talks: free webinars for people going through a divorce
    Free webinars for people going through a divorce: You’re feeling confused and lost. Mourning the end of your relationship and anxious about starting the legal process to dissolve your marriage.  Where do I start and what do I do?  You’re looking for someone who will listen, be sensitive and use their expert knowledge to help... […]
    Stowe Family Law
  • Divorce and mental health problems
    Tomorrow, Saturday 10 October, it is World Mental Health Day, a global awareness day run by the World Health Organisation to sign a spotlight on mental health issues around the world. 1 in 4 people in the UK has experienced mental health issues. Mental health problems can affect the way you think, feel and behave.... […]
    Rachel Roberts
  • What is a consent order?
    A consent order is an order made by a judge in divorce proceedings, where both parties have agreed their financial settlement terms and agree to a financial order being made without the need for a court hearing.  What is a consent order?  Technically, the term ‘consent order’ can refer to any type of court order... […]
    Mark Christie
  • What is financial disclosure in a divorce?
    Financial disclosure in divorce Financial disclosure is the completion of documents that clarify your financial position as part of the divorce process.  Whether you are completing your divorce by negotiating directly with your ex-partner or spouse, through solicitors, via mediation or the courts, both parties should provide full and frank disclosure of their assets and... […]
    James Scarborough
  • How to support teenagers through a divorce
    Support teenagers through a divorce The loss of the known family unit causes emotional upheaval and distress for everyone involved, and there is a wealth of advice out there on how to manage your well-being and that of younger children.  But what about teenagers? (teens) There seems to be less information out there about the... […]
    Stowe Family Law
  • What is a separation agreement?
    A separation agreement is a written contract made between couples if their relationship breaks down, which sets out how their joint assets and responsibilities will be divided between them.   Whilst not legally binding as long as it is drawn up properly it is a formal contract that can be challenged in court.  Why would I... […]
    Mark Christie
  • What is a child arrangements order?
    A child arrangements order is a court order that sets out who has responsibility for the care of a child, including who they live with and how often they will see/ have contact with both parents.  Most commonly used in cases where the parents cannot reach an agreement on how to share the care of... […]
    Rachel Fisher
  • What is an occupation order?
    An occupation order is a court order that is used to regulate who can live in the family home.  What does an occupation order cover? The order enforces who has the right to live in the home, who is excluded from it, and it can also regulate who can enter the property and its surrounding... […]
    Mark Christie